Intake Clinician (Degreed)

Universal Health Services Sacramento , CA 94204

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Sierra Vista Hospital location, a 171-bed psychiatric care facility located in south Sacramento, is a full-service mental health facility and a center of support for patients and their families. Since 1986, we have offered our clinical expertise to those suffering from emotional, behavioral and addiction problems.

We are seeking an Intake Counselor / Psychiatric Assessment Clinician - handles inquiry calls, schedules assessments, and performs psychiatric assessments for individuals presenting for an assessment. Clinicians provide clinical summary and recommendation based on their findings, consult with the psychiatrist, and refer/ admit individuals to the appropriate lowest level of care based on the psychiatrists orders.

Additionally, clinicians provide community referrals as indicated and desired by the individuals. Clinicians also are responsible for initial insurance pre-authorization of admitted patients with-in 24 hours. Are required to assist in maintaining an organized and clean department by auditing and data entry of referrals, re-stocking documents and forms and filing as time permits.

Why is Sierra Vista Hospital a great place to work?

  • Dynamic people

  • Team-oriented environment

  • Opportunity for advancement

  • Great training program for new grads!

  • Rewarding career opportunities

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees.

The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Job Requirements

Education: Nursing require a minimum AA degree from an accredited program; Masters for social work, MFT or other mental health or related field

Experience: A minimum of one (1) years direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting, with direct experience in patient assessment, motivation, treatment planning, and communication with external review organizations.

Licensure: R.N., OR M.S.W., MFT,M.A. Counseling and license- eligible preferred.

Additional Requirements:
CPR Certification required.

Complete knowledge of crisis intervention techniques. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours as needed.



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